I wrote a blog post at Mythcreants, a social justice oriented website for authors of fantasy and science fiction, about portrayals of madness and psychosis in fiction. Seven Misconceptions about Madness and Psychosis

“There’s a lot of stigma surrounding mental disorders and many misconceptions about them, so it’s not surprising that many problematic assumptions make their way into fiction. This is especially true for psychosis, which is often considered more frightening and incomprehensible than conditions like depression. Since I’m a philosopher writing about these issues, a spec fic geek, and long-time madperson, I’m here to set you straight.”